Order No 37/2020
9th Waning 1381 ME
(16 April 2020)
The Ministry of Health and Sport has issued this order under the authority of Article 21 (b) of the Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases Law.
1. The Ministry of Health and Sports has categorized the Coronavirus Disease 2019- COVID-19 as a disease of swift spread or the case to be reported with the Order No. 19/2020 on 28 February 2020.
2. The public must abide by orders and instructions of the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Public Health Department, regarding prevention and containment measures against the COVID-19.
3. Five or more than five persons are prohibited from gathering, except for the following reasons, in bid to contain the spread of COVID-19—
(a) Going to and returning from office duties at the state departments/organizations
(b) Going to and returning from the workplace for duties at the companies, factories and workshops
(c) Buying and selling at permitted markets and shopping malls
(d) Transports of permitted commodities
(e) Court proceedings
(f) Permitted measures against COVID-19
(g) Emergency rescues and emergency cases
(h) Going to hospital and clinic for health issue
(i) Funeral affairs
Actions will be taken against those breaching the orders and instructions of the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Public Health Department, regarding the COVID-19, under the the Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases Law.
Dr Myint Htwe
(Translated by Aung Khin)